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Jan 17, 2013 11:30am PST
sweepstakes for a trip to atlanta for the championship game on sunday. the winner gets two round trip airline tickets to games and a stay at the team hotel. the sweep states have been open since monday but the team just publicized it. you can use the link we have at abc7news.com but you have to hurry, because you have to do it before noon today. 49er fans have been sending us their photos. this year, a 15-month-old anderson in the new favorite sweatshirt bringing the team good luck and the 49ers have been christmas tree, look at that, the viewer says it will stay up until february 3rd through the super bowl. you can e-mail your photos to ureport@kgo-tv.com and we will post them and show as many as we can. >> meteor or another bright object could have passed over the bay area this morning. several viewers have told abc7 they saw a bright fireball in the sky around 5:25 this morning, possibly in the area of pittsburg so if you catch the photo or video of the mysterious object can you send it to ureport@kgo-tv.com, consistent with the possibility of a meteorite. >> except for santa rosa where yo
KOFY
Jan 18, 2013 11:30am PST
sweepstakes scoring two free tickets to the game if atlanta and the first time ever leaving california. he will bring his cousin to the game. their fare, tickets and traps are all on the 49ers' time. >> there is a beach hazard for northern california coast through the weekend including the upcoming mavericks surf contest. two dozen of the top big wave riders are gathering at half moon bay for the contest and spectators are not allowed on the shoreline because of dangerous sneaker waves. the last time it was held in 2010, several were injured when huge swells crashed along the spectator areas and knocked them down or washed them into the water. >> we remember that. >> now, the sneaker waves. why are they so dangerous this weekend? >> because they are out ahead of the other waves, the big steady waves that come in on sunday. you can see from sky seven one of the bigger waves near half moon bay. they are sneaky. they knock you off the feet like last year. as we head into sunday, it is the big surf and rip currents the big issue. but it will be delightful weather if you get a look at the m
KOFY
Jan 15, 2013 11:30am PST
dead on about him. >> 49er fans are ready for the championship game against atlanta and they showing us their fan photos. here is a cat that is all set for the matchup on sunday. ihere is a baby getting an early start with 49ers fever. you can e-mail the fans to ureport@kgo-tv.com and we will post them at abc7news.com and show as many as we can on the air. >> google is sharing their creative process with school children in the doodle for google process with the theme of "my best day ever." here are past winners including two from the bay area. this out are space seen from south san francisco by mateo won two years ago. the sunrise landscape by grace if castro valley was the first winner back in 2008. katie couric is a celebrity just this year. if you didn't catch jimmy kimmel like you missed a fun time. he offered a solution for the president's dilemma on the debt ceiling. >> the final press conference was held this morning and he talked about the debt ceiling announcing if congress doesn't work with him and raise the debt ceiling america will go into default on the loans and
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
>>> it is happening tonight. 49er wide receiver michael crabtree arriving in atlanta for the nfc championship game as police announce he is under investigation. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off t
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Jan 19, 2013 1:05am PST
tonight. 49er wide receiver michael crabtree arriving in atlanta for the nfc championship game as police announce he is under investigation. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael wal
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
, you'll see how it works. >> hello, live in atlanta, falcons get ready for sunday's title game. we have a tale two of cities. we'll explain, coming up at abc 7 news at 5:00. p. >> stay with us. the news at hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> black ice being blamed for tributing to a bad accident this morning. a car and truck involved in a rollover crash. no one was seriously hurt. the chief of the russian river fire department says it was icy due to subfreezing temperatures. cruise put down sand this morning. >> police have a picture of a man they believe exposed him stofl a woman last weekend. a security camera took this picture of a car and driver consistent with the victim's description. it happened on sunday. the man asked a woman who is talking for directions. when she wint toward the car, the man exposed himself. >> police say this woman lured an elderly man, then left him penniles
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Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
in red. mike shumann is in atlanta for tomorrow's big game. he caught up if with some fans. >> i mean, he's a game-breaker. >> are you nervous he'll have the one game, the letdown? >> no. not really. >> collin kaepernick is going to run all over them. not a question. he made the green bay packers look like they war college football team. >> cap is 6-2 this season, including last week's win over the packers, even falcon fans like his game. >> i actually like kaepernick. >> you do? >> how does that work? >> i can admire a person for his talent. i mean, i still expect to give them the beatdown. >> are you worried about collin kaepernick? >> i am. he is coming on strong. so if we can get him flustered early. >> he rallied strong and led his team to victory. >> atlanta's x factor is former niner coach mike nolan, now in charge of the falcons defense. >> i'm worried because mike nolan is the defensive coordinator. so i have apprehensions for that. other than that, we're too talented. >> mike: who's got it better than us? >> nobody. >> doing a lot of kaepernick. >> that's its, all day, all d
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Jan 19, 2013 8:00am PST
nor arrested and he is cooperating with police. it's bad timing for the bombshell. he is in atlanta with the team this morning. mike shumann is there. last night the team released this statement. we are aware of the allegation against michael and understand he has fully cooperated with the authorities. >>> fans are shocked to hear about the investigation. news reporter sergio quintana has more from the hall of justice. >> san francisco police say this alleged sexual assault happened just hours after last saturday's match-up against the green bay packers. police say it happened at the hotel in san francisco. >> michael crabtree has been interviewed and very cooperative with our investigation. >> reporter: police are still putting together details in this investigation and are yet to determine if they will hand it over to district attorney. for fans gearing up for the showdown in atlanta, it's surprising. >> it's news to me at this point. it's a bit of shock. >> i don't understand why these guys that have it so good, they are in the news right now. why he would do something that is po
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Jan 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
niners play the atlanta falcons next week in atlanta. >> hockey fans celebrated after the san jose sharks began training camp. folks cheered as the men in black took center ice. the players returned to work after team owners and the union agreed on a contract that some people have high hopes for san jose. >> hopefully ready to go all the way. waiting for a while for that. >> the sharks play their first home game january 24th and you can hear from the players in sports with mike shumann. >> residents of the mountain view mobile home park escaped injury from an early morning fire. fire crews got a call from the sahara village mobile home park. firefighters found one unit fully involved in flames. the man inside got out safely. the unit was destroyed. >> complaints of eye and throat irritation brought out san jose's hazmat crew to the hilton hotel. 13 guests and staff members were treated. the problem was on the hotel's 18th floor. the odor went away on its own. >> still to come on abc7 news at 6:00, an outage at a very bad time. the bay area senior center that has been without hot wa
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
atlanta. the niners victory on saturday put them in the title game and a win away from the super bowl. they are taking on atlanta at the georgia dome on sunday. that means ticket sellers are not getting the business they expected because the majority of fans do not have the time or expense to make a trip to atlanta. >> i had a person called up that wants to travel to atlanta. this is the difference. if they played here there would be $100,000 worth of tickets but right now, nothing. >> you have to work. you cannot travel. love to go if i could. >> many fans are landing to host game-watching parties at home. a lot cheaper that way. the game starts at noon on sunday our time. >> good time to stay in and watch football. >> it will be warmer this weekend with temperatures in the 60's. if you are a big fan you will take one for the team. >> now, good morning, everyone. 4:47. you can see the colors in the ferry building, the beautiful red for the 49ers. live doppler 7 hd shows a couple of things including a lack of radar returns. there was frost on my car but it wasn't nearly as thick as it
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
atlanta right now with the 49ers for tomorrow's nfc championship game. fans here in san francisco are shocked to hear of the investigation of this star player. >> i don't understand why these guys who have it so good and who are such big in the news right now, why they would do something or he would do something that could potentially hurt not only himself and his family, but the team. >> as a fan, i'm going to back him up until it comes through. but right now it sounds fake. >> the san francisco police special victims' unit is continuing to investigate the allegations. after their work is complete, the investigation will be turned over to the district attorney's office. last night the 49ers released this statement. quote, we are aware of the allegation against mikeel and understands that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the 49ers take such matters very seriously. our calls and e-mails to both michael crabtree, his agent and his attorney have not yet been returned. reporting live in san francisco, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> okay, kira, thank you. 6:03 now. while the 49ers ta
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Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
the team in atlanta this morning. last night the team released this statement: we are aware of the allegation against michael and understands that he has fully cooperated with authorities. the. >>ers take such matters very seriously. fans are shocked to hear of the investigation. abc7 news reporter has more from the san francisco hall of justice. >> san francisco police say this alleged sexual assault happened just hours after last saturday's match-up between the green bay packers. police say it happened at a hotel in san francisco. >> our special victim unit is investigating the case. michael crabtree has been interviewed with his lawyer and is very cooperative regarding the investigation. >> police are still putting together details in this investigation and are yet to determine if they will hand the case over to the district attorney. for fans who are gearing up for a sunday showdown in atlanta, this allegation is surprising. >> obviously it's news to me at this point. it's a bit of a shock. >> i don't understand why these guys who have it so good and are such big in the news ri
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Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
there and remember it well. check out the scene in atlanta. the niners celebrating. abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is in atlanta with reaction from the 9er. >> the 49ers are on their way to their 6th superbowl franchise history and they become the first team in nfl history to make it to the super bowl with a second year head coach examine quarterback. as you can imagine, everyone was ecstatic. >> it is amazing. it is amazing. it is something i have been dreaming of all my life as a kid, going to the super bowl, we're here. >> we have one more game left. we have to get it. it feels good. we did what we we did they came and played a good game. it started off fast, but we finished faster. >> unreal. just getting that win in the fashion we wanted to showsolve s solve on the team and the character of the team and we have one more to go. >> it does validate our team. we said at the start there are three super bowls to win. we have won two so far, and now we have another one. >> this is to get us -- it would top it all to win it all. that's our goal to win it all. it ain't good enou
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
appearance was lead in the 1994 season. >> i was there and remember it well. check out the scene in atlanta. the niners celebrating. abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is in atlanta with reaction from the 9er. >> the 49ers are on their way to their 6th superbowl franchise history and they become the first team in nfl history to make it to the super bowl with a second year head coach examine quarterback. as you can imagine, everyone was ecstatic. >> it is amazing. it is amazing. it is something i have been dreaming of all my life as a kid, going to the super bowl, the super bowl. we're here. >> we have one more game left. we have to get it. it feels good. we did what we had to do. they came and played a good game. it started off fast, but we finished faster. >> unreal. just getting that win in the fashion we wanted to show reis solve on the team and the character of the team and we have one more to go. >> it does validate our team. we said at the start there are three super bowls to win. we have won two so far, and now we have another one. >> this is to get us -- it would top it all to w
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
up, atlanta, the san francisco 49ers are ready to play the falcons in atlanta with the winner going to the super bowl. the 49ers beat green bay in the division playoff game on saturday night at candlestick with a record-setting performance by the quaterback at 46-31. atlanta defeated the seahawks at a last-second thriller that ended 30-28. the title is on the line when the falcons and niners tangle on sunday at the georgia dome. >> as they take on the falcons fans are sharing their playoff pride picking up on the new hot trend called kaepernicking. e-mail your photos to ureport@kgo-tv.com and we will post the photos at 66 -- at abc7news.com. >> good, that means tebowing is history. >> yes kaepernicking. >> speaking of cold, mike? >> warmer cold. >> exactly. >> no frozen tundra here. >> maybe the tub -- turf was too frozen. a look at this from the arctic, a huge bowl of cold air across two-thirds of the country. the east coast is talking about 70's in atlanta, 40's and 50's in new york, they are loving the spring they of getting but the cold air will go their way but not before it ha
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
the championship in atlanta and fingers crossed, beyond. >> a demonstration against san francisco newmzigñ law on public nudity. tonight a final chilly chance for critics of the law to bare it all. >> an internet hero found dead just as he's about to go on trial. the legacy of online social justice he leaves behind. >> the department of motor vehicles charges a woman hundreds of dollars too much to register her car. i'm michael finney. coming up 7 >>> visitors to san francisco city hall saw quite a show this morning. protestors stripped down to birthday suits despite chilly temperatures demonstrating against the new nudity ban pushed through by supervisor scott weiner. it's one of the last times they can walk around nude in public. >> it becomes law. i'm vote running against scott weiner for supervisor. i will be the first to disrobe in front of city hall. >> this ban faces a big test on thursday, a judge will decide whether to grant an injunction against the ban. >> let's stay in the city for this item. 49ers are preparing to head to atlanta for nfc championship game. one, if th
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
washington, d.c. and plans down to track down the mayor of atlanta. >> i'll make communications clear. as i wear my 49er hat into any conference that i v i think we're on wait to a super bowl. this is a lucky year, you feel that. >> and here is the family probably would love to win those tickets. a pair of dogs in their niner uniforms if you can see one cheer leading and another is a player, you can send your reports to us. >> i like that one. that is cute. the warriors in action here at home. >> yes. >> warriors getting set for a visit from lebron james. get is will seth curry be able to play? he tweak >>> good evening, everybody. we're live at oracle arena for warriors and heat tonight. this should be fun. you've got the defending champions from miami. lebron james, dwyane wade and company in town. facing a good warriors team. and remember, you've got pay back factor working in it as well. warriors beating the heat in miami. if you remember that game, warriors run this road trip, they've won four in a row this, win opened everybody's iz. warriors knocked off the champs. tonigh
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Jan 27, 2013 2:00am PST
for new orleans to prepare for their super bowl matchup with the atlanta -- no, not the atlanta falcons -- the baltimore ravens. most of the 49er faithful will be here in the bay area, cheering the team on, but a lucky few will be there at the super dome. lillian kim is live from the niners' practice facility in santa clara. reporter: hi, carolyn. the team is scheduled to leave here at noon tomorrow. many fans are still trying to figure out their travel plans, especially one man from the east bay who just found out today he's going to the super bowl. >> i opened up my e-mail and it said, jed york, and i went, what? >> terry white of walnut creek was having a tough time getting tickets to the super bowl. then came the e-mail from jed york telling him he won two free tickets. the 49ers crowe ceo conducted the sea on the computer. >> i wanted to give someone a chance to go to the game who embodied what it means to be a 49er faithful. ticketers are on the niners as a huge thank you for your years of support. bring us good luck, best, jed. >> for mark, it will be his first super bowl
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
can still go atlanta for free. we'll tell you how, up next. >> then, plans for a new area code plan in san francisco. and why some people just do not like it. >> and michael fibby will abs your questions live just a little bit later. >> a live look at traffic on this wednesday afternoon. and it's the custom yairy crawl. traffic trying to get to the east bay, bumper to bumper, better for folks headingsu towards 101 south >>> a really bizarre story this afternoon. one of the most emotional story lines this past college football season. turns out it wasn't true. linebacker titao decided to play in the game against michigan state. this was just days after his grandmother and girlfriend died. on the same day. his story of playing through the heartache became a prominent theme during the undefeated season. it turns out the girlfriend, reportedly a stanford student never existed. the whole8ñ sordid tale came to light today in an article on dead spin.com. notre dame issued a statement saying he was the victim of a hoax. university officials say he came to them in december saying he thought
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Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
championship game in atlanta. and we asked cory if he thought he had a chance of winning. >> never. i did it yesterday. contest ended today so i was just lake yv nothing to lose so let me just did it and it happened. i got the call. i can't even explain it right no now. >>reporter: he gets to take a buddy to the game. airfare game tickets and transportation all paid for by the niners. corey have a great time congrats laying sfoos how can he not gentleman count down is on for sunday play off games. being one of the forty-niner faithful is all in the family for this clan from san ramone. recently got a tour of candlestick that put them right on the scrimmage line. isabel proud grandmother sent in these pictures of the youngest niner fan in the family. you can e-mail your fan photo to you report at this web site. we'll post them at abc 7 news.com and show many of them open the air. >> 7 news reporter, sports reporter mike is in atlanta right now to cover sunday game. his first report will air tomorrow right here on 7 news. >>> how fun. first the giants give us a thrill now the niner niners.
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
the road trip sweepstakes scoring two free tickets to the game if atlanta and the first time ever leaving california. he will bring his cousin to the game. their fare, tickets and traps are all on the 49ers' time. >> there is a beach hazard for northern california coast through the weekend including the upcoming mavericks surf contest. two dozen of the top big wave riders are gathering at half moon bay for the contest and spectators are not allowed on the shoreline because of dangerous sneaker waves. the last time it was held in 2010, several were injured when huge swells crashed along the spectator areas and knocked them down or washed them into the water. >> we remember that. >> now, the sneaker waves. why are they so dangerous this weekend? >> because they are out ahead of the other waves, the big steady waves that come in on sunday. you can see from sky seven one of the bigger waves near half moon bay. they are sneaky. they knock you off the feet like last year. as we head into sunday, it is the big surf and rip currents the big issue. but it will be delightful weather if you
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Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
is offering 49er logo tattoos for $49. >> guess who is seeing red? red and gold, atlanta city hall is in 49er colors making good on a mayor's wagers. abc7 viewers posted this photo. thank you very much, we love that. last night, atlanta mayor tweeted this photo saying city hall is gold tonight. thank you. they plan to send a few georgia peaches to the san francisco mayor. abc7 will follow the 49ers to new orleans for the big game. abc7 news experts director and our reporter with a super bowl himself will head up the team. >> he does have a super bowl ring. >> 4:46 and now the forecast. you may need the umbrella. >> absolutely, especially up north, where the bulk of the rain will fall and work into the south bay. now, looking outside, you will notice that the lights on the bay bridge look beautiful if you get a chance to see that after you travel across it. it looks nice. you can see it from the picture here from mount tamalpais to sausalito and to san francisco. it looks more hazy around because we have moisture in the area. live doppler 7 hd shows around san mateo bridge south are we
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Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
atlanta. rg3 asked if he could have made the decision, would he have finished the game? >> i would have been right back out there on the field. you respect authority, and i respect coach shanahan. but at the same time, you have to step up and be a man sometimes. there was no way i was coming out of that game. >> 9ers and packers, the late divisional playoff game next saturday at candlestick and san francisco beat green bay in week one with alex smith at the helm. kaepernick has the reins now. aaron rogers offered this assessment to the signal you will calling. >> really athletic guy. he is tall and fast. he has a big arm. we saw a couple plays on national tv and he made big time throws down the field. he can exstepped plays with his feet. >> he knows the offense pretty well jie. rogers is actually good friends with alex smith. this sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. in the second half hour mike shumann goes one on one with david lee. that's an interview. it is thought on the court. >> it is a good thing, i think. thank you, colin. >>> still to come, social networ
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Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
, hawks and falcons in atlanta. rg3 asked if he could have made the decision, would he have finished the game? >> i would have been right back out there on the field. you respect authority, and i respect coach shanahan. but at the same time, you have to step up and be a man sometimes. there was no way i was coming out of that game. >> 9ers and packers, the late divisional playoff game next saturday at candlestick and san francisco beat green bay in week one with alex smith at the helm. kaepernick has the reins now. aaron rogers offered this assessment to the signal you will calling. >> really athletic guy. he is tall and fast. he has a big arm. we saw a couple plays on national tv and he made big time throws down the field. he can exstepped plays with his feet. >> he knows the offense pretty well jie. rogers is actually good friends with alex smith. this sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. in the second half hour mike shumann goes one on one with david lee. that's an interview. it is thought on the court. >> it is a good thing, i think. thank you, colin. >>> still t
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Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
seattle or traveling to atlanta next weekend. the niners will face the winner of this morning's game between the seahawks and the falcons. last night, yes, the 49ers defeated the green bay packers at candlestick park. here's schu with the highlights and postgame reaction from this morning's sports. >> good morning. i am now a believer. i had my doubts about colin kaepernick leading them into the playoffs with only seven nfl starts. he started the game with a nightmare throw but battles back and sets an nfl record in the process. aaron rodgers and alex smith, 2005 number one draft choice, before the game. fans worried about the quarterback in the beginning. second pass forecast game by kaepernick picked off by sam shields. he goes 52 yards and just like that 7-0 packers, but the kid made up for his mistake. third and agent from the packers 20. takes it himself. his first postseason touchdown. wouldn't be his last. game tied at 7. green bay, 22 minutes of possession only in this game but dajuan harris gives them the lead. great cut here. 14-7 packers. niners answer. two straight kaeper
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
happened. >> and hitting the road with 49ers. faithful planning to follow the team to atlanta. hopefully, beyond those story pz more coming up at 6:00. >> we're talking about the niners the team advances and fans have good reason to cheer like this dog and take a look. he kisses his right bicep there. >> you can e mail us your photos. i was on the phone this afternoon with a woman going to send hers in to, you report at kgo-tv.com. we'll post them and may just show yours on the air. we'd love to share your team pride. >> yes. exciting this weekend we're looking forward to next sunday as well. world news is up next. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. from all of us here, thanks for watching. > th >>> this is "world news." tonight, coming clean? lance armstrong says i'm sorry, after more than a decade of denials. has the tour de france champion begun an apology tour? >>> time for action. what the president is planning to do about gun violence. >>> real money. we show one family how they're paying $1,000 too much on their cell phone bill. they get back real money and you can, too. >> h
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Jan 17, 2013 11:00am PST
are holding a road trip sweepstakes for a trip to atlanta for the championship game on sunday. the winner gets two round trip airline tickets to games and a stay at the team hotel. the sweep states have been open since monday but the team just publicized it. you can use the link we have at abc7news.com but you have to hurry, because you have to do it before noon today. 49er fans have been sending us their photos. this year, a 15-month-old anderson in the new favorite sweatshirt bringing the team good luck and the 49ers have been christmas tree, look at that, the viewer says it will stay up until february 3rd through the super bowl. you can e-mail your photos to ureport@kgo-tv.com and we will post them and show as many as we can. >> meteor or another bright object could have passed over the bay area this morning. several viewers have told abc7 they saw a bright fireball in the sky around 5:25 this morning, possibly in the area of pittsburg so if you catch the photo or video of the mysterious object can you send it to ureport@kgo-tv.com, consistent with the possibility of a meteorite
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Jan 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
of the birds next sunday, hawks and falcons in atlanta. >> cal, a 53-49 win at colorado. the bears now 12-1, and stanford has the 70-of win at utah. alabama and notre dame meet for the national championship tomorrow. we'll have a preview at 6:00. >> ama: up next we check in on >> coming in a half hour, win in the battle over package thieves in the bay area, a vigilant neighbor helped nab a thief and san francisco's program stirring up controversy after taking up space in one neighborhood. join us at 6:00. >>> a lone gray wolf roaming california is getting around. first seen in 2005 2011 and was the first gray wolf spoated in california in 8 'years. scientists think he is looking for a new pack or a meat in the northeastern corner of california. he has traveled more than 3,000 miles. most gray wolves stay within 100 miles of where they were born. >> that does it for us here at 5:00. for leigh glaser and everyone, thank you for joining us. captioned by closed captioning services inc. tonight, hitting hard. we're on the front lines inside emergency rooms across this country. the flu s
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Jan 15, 2013 1:05am PST
the championship game. now it was a break through win for atlanta because mike smith and ryan were 0 and 3 in the play offs together going in the game. falcons know they have their hands full with the niners. >> you watch them on tape. defensively the numbers are just off the chart and what they are capable of doing and watching them what they did offensively in the game on saturday night. they will get your attention real quick. >> no doubt. bob melvin looking forward to many more pie in the face moments in oakland. a's gave him a contract steption today 2 more years for manger of the year. melvin now under contract to the green gold for the 2016 season. he 51-year-old melvin guided the a's to stunning success last year winning the miles per hour league west crown against all odds. they agreed to one year teal with back up catcher george pit australian open watch serena williams at the top of the screen. leading. williams tweaks her ankle. goes down. in obvious pain. just rolled the aching el there. serena was held to her court side chair. had the ankle heavily taped back out on the
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
feel white atlanta had an average, the niners will come back after halftime. >> right below this party the line was out the door at the final final bar with fans trying to get a glimpse of the tv screen from the sidewalk. inside it was a madhouse. >> i'm just curious, which team are you rooting for? >> you might be surprised. i'm for the 49ers. we're going to see super bowl this year. >> i can actually tell he was from the -- for the niners from the face paint. they watching the game between the ravens and patriots right now. some are pulling for either team. at least they know the niners are in the big dance in a couple of weeks. live in noch -- north beach, abc7 year no face paint for john this afternoon. san francisco fans celebrating, about it's been calm since the big district. sky 7hd over the mission district. they shut down half of mission for a little while but no problems. >> ama: lillian kim is live now on the embarcadero with some very happy niner fans. reporter: many fans watched the game at the wars here on king street, and everyone we talked to say they knew the niners w
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
programming note abc 7 news sports reporter traveling to atlanta to occur cover the nfl championship game. >> it's the game we're going to win. >> yes. the reports start tomorrow here on abc 7. >> thank you. thank you for joining us. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we ap >>> this is "world news." tonight, deadly mission. the breaking news about the american hostages, the attempted rescue. some captives wired with explosives. and our martha raddatz is traveling with the u.s. secretary of defense. >>> also tonight, housing boom. big new numbers. and how more people are building smarter for the changing american family. >> hi! how are you? >>> strange twists, in the story of football powerhouse manti te'o and the girlfriend that never was. >>> and wide awake. imagine waking up during surgery, feeling everything. you can't say a word. >> i was as awake as i am right now. it was terrifying. >> it happens to thousands of people. and tonight, there's hope of a new way to make sure it never happens to you. >>> good evening. tonight, we begin with the
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Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
. now it was a break through win for atlanta because mike smith and ryan were 0 and 3 in the play offs together going in the game. falcons know they have their hands full with the niners. >> you watch them on tape. defensively the numbers are just off the chart and what they are capable of doing and watching them what they did offensively in the game on saturday night. they will get your attention real quick. >> no doubt. bob melvin looking forward to many more pie in the face moments in oakland. a's gave him a contract steption today 2 more years for manger of the year. melvin now under contract to the green gold for the 2016 season. he 51-year-old melvin guided the a's to stunning success last year winning the miles per hour league west crown against all odds. they agreed to one year teal with back up catcher george pit australian open watch serena williams at the top of the screen. leading. williams tweaks her ankle. goes down. in obvious pain. just rolled the aching el there. serena was held to her court side chair. had the ankle heavily taped back out on the court and no problem.
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Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
looks spectacular in red. mike shumann is in atlanta for tomorrow's big game. he caught up if with some fans. >> i mean, he's a game-breaker. >> are you nervous he'll have the one game, the letdown? >> no. not really. >> collin kaepernick is going to run all over them. not a question. he made the green bay packers look like they war college football team. >> cap is 6-2 this season, including last week's win over the packers, even falcon fans like his game. >> i actually like kaepernick. >> you do? >> how does that work? >> i can admire a person for his talent. i mean, i still expect to give them the beatdown. >> are you worried about collin kaepernick? >> i am. he is coming on strong. so if we can get him flustered early. >> he rallied strong and led his team to victory. >> atlanta's x factor is former niner coach mike nolan, now in charge of the falcons defense. >> i'm worried because mike nolan is the defensive coordinator. so i have apprehensions for that. other than that, we're too talented. >> mike: who's got it better than us? >> nobody. >> doing a lot of kaepernick. >> that'
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Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
the atlanta falcons means there's now a rush for gear celebrating the niners. fans couldn't wait to get their handses on anything red and gold. this sports authority started unpacking t-shirts and caps, recognizing the san francisco 49ers victory of the atlanta falcons, minutes after the game, and fans were there to scoop it automatic -- scoop it all up. >> had to stop by and pick it up. i didn't think the would have the shirts here. >> whose got got it better than us? nobody! >> most of the sports authority stores in san francisco will have the t-shirts and caps with the nfc championship logo. i don't need to tell you pack here live that literally the town is really excited about the voc. everyone now searching online to find tickets to nye -- to fly cheaply to new orleans. they will continue to have merchandize for sale for the next two weeks. south of market, abc7 news. >> ama: thank you so much. >> larry: couple times do you think we'll hear, whose got it bitter than us? no weatherwise is nice. >> leigh: it was so terrific today. 70s near the coast. santa cruz, 76. we had numero
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Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
advanced with a victory over the packers and will play the atlanta falcons next week in atlanta. >>> hazmat teams responded after a guest at the san jose hilton reported a strong odor. the symptoms ranged from scratchy throats to itchy eyes. no one was taken to the hospital. dozens of first responders rushed to the scene, initially block off the entire street in front of the house. >> question have 18 floors to control. and we're trying to keep people protected. we're working with the security in the building and our fire crews and law enforcement to keep things -- trying to walk down and make sure we're able to control the scene. >> ama: the odor affected guests on the 18th floor. officials believe it may have been pepper spray. >> fire investigators are working to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a mobile home in mountain view. when crews arrived see sahara mobile home community they found one home fullly engulfed in flames. >> one single resident of the unit is safe. the american red cross is assisting him with the necessities. >> five other local fire departments
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Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
after jim's 49ers beat atlanta falcon autos 49er goes together super bowl. >> brothers have never been head coaches of opposing teams in the big game. >> i like to think you're looking at mirror images of two football teams and it's going to be a great game and he's a great football coach. >> noits surprise both men were are born to be here, their father coached high school and college more than 40 years. >> our family is passionate about what we do. >> older brother john started his coaching career with ravens in 2008. jim played quarterback at the university of michigan, and starred in nfl for 15 years before becoming head coach of the 49ers last season. >> it's unique to see which brother will continue. who won the match ups when they were younger. >> it will be tough for brothers to faceoff. and only consoleation, no matter what, one son will win it all. >> wow. >> that is going to be some game for them in tense. >> let's check on the forecast now.. >> yes. to say jim harbaugh is intense is saying the ocean is well. clouds lurking off shore, just a few thin clouds overhead now. so
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
has to do with the 49ers game. abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann is in atlanta for today's big game and he caught up with some fans ready to see the niners take on the falcons. >> he's playing out of his mind. first you feel bad for alec a little bit, but he's a game breaker. it's making us win so let's go for it. >> are you nervous he's going to have that one game, the let down in could that be the experience. >> not really. >> kaepernick is going to run all over. that's not even a question. he made the green bay packers look like a college football team. >> kaepernick is 6-2'." even falcon fans like his game. >> i actually like kaepernick. >> i do too. >> you like kaepernick? >> you do. i can admire a person for his talent. >> okay. >> i mean, i still expect him to beat down. >> are you worried about colin kaepernick, the young quarterback? >> i am a little bit. he's coming on strong, real strong. if we can get him early i think we have a chance to win the game. >> he started off last week with an interception against the packers and led us back. >> his former niner head coac
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
exemption. >> next up, atlanta, the san francisco 49ers are ready to play the falcons on sunday with the winner going to the super bowl. the 49ers beat the packers on saturday night at candlestick with a record-setting performance by the quaterback and they -- the falcons beat the seahawks. the championship title is on the line on sunday at the georgia dome. >> at the niners prepare to take on the falcons fans are sharing pray off pride. a viewer sent this picture of a happy couple tailgating. wonder if she did this face painting? do you like that? pretty intimidating. another intimidating fan, the owner says he had the niners gear on for a game day barbecue on saturday. >> intimidating is better, i think. >> look at that expression. >> that is game face. >> 6:36. traffic is weather, together, next on abc7 morning news with a look outside from the rooftop camera. you can see the bay bridge. it is cold. we even have reports of black ice. that is coming up and mike will have the forecast. >> check this out, general motors takes the wraps off the first new corvette in nine years and the new
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Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
trying to bring a gun to atlanta in an airport check point. officer as rested him and took the gun. >> this is an exciting day for some 49ers season ticket holders they got their hands on super bowl tickets they won in a chance to buy in a lottery. cornell burn yard joins us now to talk to fans. >> ravel avila is go together super bowl. he got to buy tickets but has no idea how he's getting to new orleans. >> worst case, i'm driving. >> no one knew where they were sitting until getting to the window. michael from sacramento paid $1900 for two. >> i am jacked up. i have been trying to figure out all week whether i want to sell them or keep them. and my friends are telling me i've got to go, screw it. i'm a fan. i'm going. >> probably not going to be real until we land. i mean it's closer. so we're really excited. >> diane and her husband took a chance, booking flights before niners won the chance to go to the super bowl f your name is chosen you can pick up tickets today and tomorrow. >> some happy, lucky people. >> i'm a happy, lucky person too,. >> i'll be there. former 49er mike
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
-tv.com and we will post them at abc7news.com. our sports reporter is in atlanta to cover the game with the first reports airing later today right here. >> former 49er super bowl wide receiver. >> he has the ring to proven -- prove it. >> and san francisco is picked to roll out the new menu offering. >> and a new fuel efficient s.u.v. on the market. jane king? 700 mile on a tank? is that right? >> that is amazing. chrysler says the new jeep will get a grown makeover and the 2014 model can ride 700 miles between fill ups getting 30 miles per hour on the highway and has come a long way since 2009 when it was the most traded in vehicle during the "cash for clunkers" program. the dow and s&p 500 and nasdaq look like this, it could be a day called a waste of a clean shirt. not a lost movement. and bloomburg silicon valley index is cloning lower. vegetarians will have something new to try at chipolte, but their cost the burrito is going up because of higher food costs so they may is to raise menu prices. whether you love or hate mcdonald's, several chains are using value to service and found
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Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
are excited about today's championship game against the atlanta falcons. for those who cannot make it to the georgia dome, there are plenty of places to watch the game and cheer on the team right here in the bay area. abc7 news reporter kira klapper joins us live from outside one of san francisco's favorite sports bars where the 49er faithful are gathering. kira? >> that's right, carolyn. good morning to you. people are already here. i mean, that is dedication. pete's tavern behind me and pedro's cantina are here. they just opened at 9:00 a.m. i don't know, 60 seconds ago. there was a line of about 20 people right out here in front of pete's and about ten people in front of pedro's. now they are inside getting ready for the game. let's show you, about 15 minutes ago we shot this video as they were preparing for the crowds. they are expecting a packed house today. a sea of red and gold. they are having some specials. we grabbed two guys on their ways at pete's. they got up at six this morning to prepare for the game. they have been weight for this day all year since the 49ers lost in l
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
building in red and gold. >> and atlanta city hall, too. >> we have sprinkles this morning and possibly during your morning commute and heavy rain is possible later this afternoon. >> vallejo police are racing to hire new officers before retirements reduce the size of the force to 1970's level down to 87 officers, although the city has enough money to 98 cops. the force is ready to hire three former vallejo police cadets but six current officers will retire by may and that will drop the number of officers to 84th lowest since 1973. the number of officers was at height in 2008 at 143 before the recession forced the city into bankruptcy. >> forecasters expect a deadly cold front to grip the midwest and east coast into this weekend. wind chill readings dropped to 30 below in minnesota, the cold being blamed if throw deaths. ice and white out caused three major chain reaction pileups in ohio and a 12-year-old died in this 86-vehicle wreck near cincinnati. 20 others were hurt. schools closed in some areas because of icy roads and subderow conditions. cold and dangerous. >> worst fee
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Jan 23, 2013 1:05am PST
the total ban on the blowers and meet again on the issue in march. abc7 news. >>> atlanta city hall is awash in red and gold. they spruced up the building thanks to the big win in atlanta last sunday. scott steel posted this photo on our facebook page. thanks, scott. and a few hours ago reid tweeted this photo saying city hall is gold tonight. reid plans to send a few georgia peaches to san francisco. wager and it is payingpart of g off. >>> a lucky few 49er fans received the call they had been hoping for. >> i said oh my god that has to be the 49ers. >> it was. they got tickets to the super bowl. what people are paying for this priceless experience. >> and a new report uncovers food fraud. some of the foods that you eat may actually not be what is listed on the label. a look at the surprising substitute coming up. >> and what is apple up to now? the biggest buzz about the iphone 6. >> and here is what is coming up on "jimmy kimmle live" after this newscast. >> thanks. tonight lyanne rhymes is here and we will race around the block. they are calling it the showdown in tinseltown. >>
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Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> so mike shumann is continuing to follow the niners fan excitement in atlanta and he's going to have a live report later this morning on the abc7 news morning news at nine. and again tonight on abc7 news at five and six. >>> the lawyer for wide receiver michael crabtree said his client is cooperating with authorities. crabtree is being investigated for suspicion of sexual assault. a woman claims he assaulted her last sunday just hours after the niners divisional playoff win over the green bay packers. crabtree has not been arrested or detained. the 49ers say the issue will not be a distraction in this afternoon's nfc championship game. >>> coming up next, people run for their lives during a shooting at a gun show, and it wasn't the only incident yesterday. and surf's up. the anticipation building for the first mavericks surf competition in three years. we will tell you which high profile big wave surfers are going to miss today's contest. [ female announcer ] there's a great way to make just about anything delicious. simply add jif chocolate flavored hazelnut spread. whatever yo
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
abc 7 news. >> tough to shut him up sometimes, as we said abc 7 news is already in atlanta. there are any niners fans interest, yet? >> we haven't seen a lot of them, i think fans are going to be showing up tomorrow. it's about 35 degrees here now. so it's a good thing these are indoors. a couple years ago we had tim tebow, tebowing. and now, collin kaepernicking. we not only have two different teams but two different touchdown celebrations. the dirty bird made in the late 90s here. >> this is falcons. >> they have to look bad. >> can you do the dirty bird? give me an example. >> do you remember the dirty bird? >> yes. >> could you do it? >> i don't know how it goes. >> you can flop around like a chicken. >> the 49ers latest trend is kaeperniking. >> is that a dance? >> when he doesn't z anything successfully, he likes to kiss his biceps. >> let me see. just pull this up. >> that would be your for arm. >> do you hi he's going to be doing a lot of it against the falcons? >> no. no. i don't think so. i think we'll have a game planned and we'll stop. >> you must be taking grief. >> i hav
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Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
atlanta. he gets to take a friend. air and tickets and transportation are paid if bit 49ers. a wager between the mayors promises to add color to the matchup. that is because the winning team colors will light up the losing ciudad juarez -- city hall for a night. if 49ers win, the mayor will color red and gold or red and wine here if atlanta win. a difference of one color but a build above difference and the winning team will wave from the loser city hall flagpole. >> either say, someone will be seeing "red." >> the countdown is on for the sunday game. being a 49er faithful is all in the family for this family from san ramon. they got a tour. and the proud grandmother sent in the pictures of the youngest 49er fans in the family. so cute, right? you can e-mail your fan photos to ureport@kgo-tv.com and well most them at abc7news.com and show as many as we can on the air. abc7 news sports reporter is in atlanta to cover the game on sunday and the first report airs tonight here on abc7 news. >> the ferry building gets a much needed repair. >> something to look forward to when you are 75 y
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
for the super bowl against atlanta. coach says players have been hard at work. >> studying for the test. preparing for challenge and task at hand. what we're going to do today. what our expectations are for today. >> this is the next to last practice before heading to new orleans. harbaugh says the team is fired up. most of the team has never been to a super bowl. he's proud they're gofg experience of a tlichl. >> that is the most excite thing to look forward to. playing the game that. is a ball being kicked of. and working together, fighting and playing together. for a chance to win a championship. >> this is the last time he will hold a conference before heading out to new orleans and last time players can expect expectations. kicker aifd acres had a rough year. he says he's ready for atlanta. >> the team has faith in me. i'm going to go out and get everything i have. every time. >> vernon davis says players enjoy his personality. >> when you can relate to a coach like that, you can play ask joke, you can walk up to him, smack him on the butt. >> back up tight end says practice s
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
abc 7 news sports reporter is on the way to atlanta now to cover the game. his first reports airing tomorrow here on abc 7 news. hope you can tune in for that. >> you you may have noticed a b-52 a haze today. here is a view of the hazy air this afternoon. we've had sunny skies and mild weather. tomorrow state wide, sunny skies warm down south with highs into 70s. here in the bay area, sunny skies after another cool start, high temperatures into mid-60s and above. around the bay area tomorrow, here is the accu-weather forecast. highs mid to upper 60s friday, saturday, sunday into monday. mid-60ses reading, temperatures dropping off but we have five mild days of above average highs coming our way. >> nice treat after cold. >> it is. >> absolutely. >> niners just days from that game. >> it's interesting comments here. 49er offense changed when unveiling pistol. it may surprise to you hear what old frank thinks about that offense how his mind was >>> good evening, leading up to a big game, coaches get more paranoid about players saying something, anything that may help the opponent. you
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Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
for the nfc championship game for the fans willing to travel to atlanta. the victory on saturday puts them a win away from the super bowl taking on atlanta in georgia on sunday but ticket holders are not getting the business expected because most do not have the time or the pun to make that trip to atlanta. >> i had a person call up that wants to travel to atlanta. if they played here, there would be $100,000 in ticket sales. but, nothing. >> have to work but love to go if i could. >> what is the next best thing? >> many fans are planning to host game-watching parties at home starting at noon our time on sunday. >> fans are ready for the nfc championship and sending in the photos, a cat is all set for the sunday matchup. here is a baby an early start with 49er fever. e-mail to kgo and we will post them and she as many as we can on the air. i wanted to see the cap, kaepernicking, you know? >> right. >> you can go to the game in atlanta, right? >> i could. i could. i could. i know the great places to eat, waffle house, cracker barrel. >> are they remain warmer than us? >> they have been
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